Wednesday Round-up: Indoor Container Gardening

This week I’ve been alllll about learning how to start gardening despite not having any outdoor space. I live in an apartment where I have no yard, so actually planting things in the ground is out. I have a little porch but with it cooling off for winter, outdoor container gardening is out. So, I took to the internet looking for resources on the best plants to grow indoors (with limited natural light) and how to get started. So, for this Wednesday Round-up, I present to you: Six articles to read before starting your indoor container garden Greatist The 16 […]

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DIY Halloween Treats + Pumpkin Carving

Despite lamenting the rent on my small one-bedroom apartment, I do love and take pride in my little space and I love any opportunity to have friends over. With Halloween right around the corner, I was dying to make (and eat) some cute, festive treats, so I had a pumpkin carving get-together complete with Halloween-themed sweets. My kitchen is too small for more than one or two people to move around in at once, so I made all the treats ahead of time and just invited people to eat them and carve pumpkins. In a larger space, all of these […]

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Wednesday Round-up: Tiny House Inspiration

I follow a handful of Tiny House blogs and am always looking for inspiration on the tiny house design/build process, homesteading, and minimizing my life. I thought I’d start a new post series where I share some of the posts, articles, and videos about tiny house living that have been inspiring me over the last week. This week’s finds: The Tiny Life How To Quit Impulse Shopping Impulse shopping is something I struggle with, and although I religiously budget every dollar (I loooove You Need A Budget), I frequently find myself trying to make room in the budget for purchases […]

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Whole30 Meal Planning With Excel (Featuring Pivot Tables!)

I’ve long been contemplating the idea of trying a Whole30… again. My history with the Whole30 includes two failed attempts: one in June 2016 and one in February 2017. In June I made it seven days. In February I made it sixteen. There were eight months in between attempts, and now as October commences it marks another eight months and I can’t quiet the voice that says it’s time to try again. As you might have gathered from my Focus Journal review, I loooove planning. I also love Excel and having everything in a neat little table. And that combination […]

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Denver Adventures: A Travel Guide

Last weekend I took a long weekend and headed out to Denver for the first time and it was ~magical.~ I lived in southern California for a few months in college but otherwise have pretty much stuck to the East Coast, save for a little poking around in the Upper Midwest. Needless to say, Colorado was a new experience for me – snow in early October, and mountains of a different nature than any I’d seen before. In between mountain adventures, I ate and drank my way through Denver and Boulder and compiled a list of my favorites. Enjoy! My […]

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